Pet of the week: June 4-5, 2016

Published 5:50 pm Friday, June 3, 2016

This 1-year-old American shorthair is a gorgeous, tortoiseshell-calico mix. Her striking coat is a brindle blend of ebony, apricot and fawn on top with an ivory underside. She is absolutely stunning. With her huge, pale-golden, mesmerizing eyes and her fantastic tortie-calico personality, she will charm and beguile you. Julia will be a wonderful pet and companion in a good, loving forever home. For more photos, visit Shelter Cats/ID#0663. Come in and meet Julia. She’s available through the following Saturday at the shelter.


The Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility is open to the public Mondays through Fridays, 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The shelter is located at 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East, Washington. Because of overcrowded conditions, the animals listed are only available as indicated.

All adoptions are on a first-come, first-served basis. To see more animals available for adoption, visit, visit ENC Shelter Dogs, ENC Shelter Cats and Washington Cat Rescue on Facebook or call 252-946-4517 for more information. The Humane Society of Beaufort County can also be found on Facebook at

During the month of June, cats and kittens at the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility will have an adoption fee of $35. This fee includes spaying /neutering, the first round of shots, a microchip and worming for each feline adopted. This is a reduced fee with the remainder paid by the Humane Society of Beaufort County. Don’t delay! This offer is in effect June 1-30. For questions, please call 252-946-1591.